Bach Vespers Features Oboist Lon Bussell

On Sunday, October 13 at 6pm, The Bach Vespers at St. Thomas Episcopal Church will feature a performance of J. S. Bach’s Cantata 42, Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats (“And in the evening of that very Sabbath”) following a prelude recital by Cincinnati Symphony oboist Lon Bussell. The cantata, written in 1725 in Leipzig andContinue reading “Bach Vespers Features Oboist Lon Bussell”


St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Terrace Park, OH announces the third season of the Bach Vespers beginning this September. The first Vespers service will be on Sunday, September 15 at 6pm. The Bach Vespers is a worship service combining elements of Anglican Evensong with the music of J. S. Bach, his musical contemporaries and heirs.Continue reading “THIRD BACH VESPERS SEASON ANNOUNCED”

Bach Vespers for Easter

The Final Bach Vespers of the Season! Sunday, April 14, 2013 4:00pm Featuring: Falsche Welt, ich trau dich night Bwv 52 Johann Sebastian Bach with a Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, RV 461 as the Prelude Antonio Vivaldi Chabrelle Williams, soprano Dwight Parry, oboe The Cincinnati Bach Ensemble Carlton Monroe, Director

Bach Vespers for Lent features Tallis

The Bach Vespers at St. Thomas will feature the Lamentations of Jeremiah by the English composer, Thomas Tallis, as part of its Bach Vespers for Lent on Sunday, February 17 at 4pm. Members of the Cincinnati Bach Ensemble-soprano Krista Cornish Scott, soprano Amanda Bower, alto Sarah Jackson, tenor Jeffrey Stivers and St. Thomas Director of MusicContinue reading “Bach Vespers for Lent features Tallis”

Bach Vespers for Advent

Bach: Cantata 62, “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland” Bach: from Cantata 140, “Zion hort die Wachter singen” Franz: Lied ohne Worte, Op. 32 (for horn) Caracciolo: There Is No Rose Paulus: Pilgrim’s Hymn Elizabeth Freimuth, horn Amanda Bower, soprano Sarah Jackson, alto Anthony Beck, tenor William McGraw, bass The Cincinnati Bach Ensemble

October Bach Vespers Features Soprano Mary Southworth Shaffer

J. S. Bach’s Cantata 51: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen featuring soprano Mary Southworth and trumpeter Jeff Shaffer will be the centerpiece of the Bach Vespers at St. Thomas on Sunday, October 21 at 4pm. Cantata 51, first performed in 1730 in Leipzig, is one of the great treasures of Bach’s work. The prelude forContinue reading “October Bach Vespers Features Soprano Mary Southworth Shaffer”